College of Business Administration

Have an allergy that requires you to carry epinephrine? Maybe you have asthma and need to tote around an inhaler? What about that birth control pill you were supposed to take before you left the house, but forgot?   No need to worry - three Kent State University students have you covered, along with your smartphone. Together, with the help of...

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration is once again among the most outstanding business schools, according to the Princeton Review’s Best 294 Business Schools: 2017 Edition. The Princeton Review is well-known for its college rankings in dozens of categories, based on how students rate their schools. The survey asks...

Shawn Rohlin, Ph.D., associate professor of economics in Kent State University's College of Business Administration, and colleague William Horrace, Ph.D., of Syracuse University, have been named W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars and will receive a research grant from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Office of Justice Programs and the National...

Robert D. Hisrich, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate and international programs and Bridgestone Chair in International Marketing in Kent State University’s College of Business Administration, has been named to the Startup Officers Leadership Council.  The Startup Officers Leadership Council is a new, invitation-only group launched by the...

Nine students from Kent State's College of Business recently met the President of Iceland, His Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, during their study abroad trip to Europe.  The group also met U.S. Ambassador Robert C. Barber on May 30 as part of their International Experience in Entrepreneurship course. "They both spent time with our students...

Nine students from Kent State's College of Business recently met the President of Iceland, His Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, during their study abroad trip to Europe.  The group also met U.S. Ambassador Robert C. Barber on May 30 as part of their International Experience in Entrepreneurship course. "They both spent time with our students...

Scholar of the Month Xiaoling Pu Associate Professor of Finance College of Business Administration 2008-present Xiaoling Pu is an associate professor in the Department of Finance at the College of Business Administration. She holds the Olga A. Mural Risk Management Fund Associate Professorship. Pu’s current research interests include credit...

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration will host its sixth annual Spirit of Women in Business Conference, titled “Navigating and Negotiating” on March 9 at the Kent Student Center. The conference has sold out the past three years, bringing together women from diverse professional backgrounds. Last year, more than 300...

Katie Kimble has a heart of gold and WKYC TV took notice. Kimble’s random acts of kindness helped her earn the title of “Biggest Winner” on the Channel 3 Morning Show. Kimble is a strategic shopper who saves her money throughout the year to buy gifts for children who are in need around the Kent State area.  She fills out rebate forms and...

The Executive MBA program at Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has once again been ranked in the top tier of CEO Magazine’s Global Ranking. CEO Magazine has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. In 2012, the publication launched its annual Global MBA Rankings,...